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  • Writer's pictureWill von Behr, MA

What is the Tour Montparnasse in Paris?

Tour Montparnasse looking up

The Tour Montparnasse 210-metre-high observation deck which is located in Paris’s only skyscraper, which offers panoramic views of the city.

View from Tour Montparnasse viewing deck

Montparnasse Tower, constructed in the mid-20th century, is Paris’s only skyscraper. Its 210-metre-high observation deck offers tourists and locals the best viewpoint from which to admire the ‘City of Light’, especially the Eiffel Tower.

View of Eiffel Tower from Tour Montparnasse

The lifts will fly you to the building’s peak in just 38 seconds (or five metres per second), from where you can enjoy a sweeping panoramic view of the city and its most iconic monuments.

Tour Montparnasse in the Paris skyline

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